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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ098-231515-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA INNER CHANNELS COASTAL WATERS...
A LOW SOUTHWEST OF HAIDA GWAII WEDNESDAY WILL WEAKEN AND TRACK
NORTHWEST INTO THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH THURSDAY.

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PKZ011-231515-
GLACIER BAY-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ012-231515-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 3 FT
DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ013-231515-
SOUTHERN LYNN CANAL-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

UPDATED

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ021-231515-
ICY STRAIT-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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CROSS SOUND-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.



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PKZ031-231515-
STEPHENS PASSAGE-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ032-231515-
NORTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS
LATE.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ033-231515-
SOUTHERN CHATHAM STRAIT-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS
LATE.
.THU...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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PKZ034-231515-
FREDERICK SOUND-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SE 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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PKZ035-231515-
SUMNER STRAIT-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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CLARENCE STRAIT-
655 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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